Southern California Earthquake Data Center

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Fault Name Index

Blue Cut Fault

Type of Faulting: left-lateral strike-slip
Length: at least 30 km
Most Recent Surface Rupture: Quaternary
Other Notes: The Blue Cut fault is likely much longer than shown on the map, but much of that length (toward the east of the trace on the map) is probably Pre-Quaternary in age, and is consequently difficult to trace beneath the Quaternary desert alluvium

 

References


This fault is featured on the following map:
Southern Fault Map

 

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